Arab television industries by Marwan Kraidy

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan on behalf of the British Film Institute in New York .

Written in English

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  • Television broadcasting -- Arab countries,
  • Direct broadcast satellite television -- Arab countries,
  • Television and politics -- Arab countries

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMarwan M. Kraidy and Joe F. Khalil.
SeriesInternational screen industries
ContributionsKhalil, Joe F., British Film Institute.
LC ClassificationsPN1992.3.A68 K73 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23872679M
ISBN 109781844573028
LC Control Number2009047045

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